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Unit 4 Throwback WWI-Cold War
Which of the following created the spark that started World War I? a. European alliances c. the growth of military power b. American imperialism d. the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand
What was the Great Migration
the movement of thousands of African Americans north in search of employment
Among the president’s Fourteen Points was a proposal to a. disarm all major powers c. create an alliance with Germany b. form a League of Nations d. make Great Britain repay its war debts
b. form a League of Nations
One result of World War I was a. the creation of new countries c. a move toward democaracy in Russia b. an expansion of German colonies d. an alliance between Germany and France
a. the creation of new countries
Which BEST defines the Harlem Renaissance? a. a time of great racial tension exemplified by race riots in New York c. a concentrated time of African Americn achievement in literature and music b. a time of high interest in soutehrn African American culture d. the renovation of turn of the century building in Harlem
c. a concentrated time of African Americn achievement in literature and music
Why was the National Origins Act of 1924 passed?
to limit immigration from soutehrn and eastern Europe
Which phrase describes the 1920s? a. spirited and uncertain c. stable and traditional b. prosperous and secure d. trusting and patriotic
a. spirited and uncertain
Why were the 1920s called the Roaring Twenties? a. Americans wanted to intervene in European politics c. Congress passed many pro-immigration bills b. Many immigrants entered the United States eager to find jobs d. There was much lifestyle change
d. There was much lifestyle change
The Great Depression was caused by a. the stock market crash of 1929 c. poor regulation of the banking industry b. an overproduction of farm products d. a combination of several economic factors
d. a combination of several economic factors
Which does NOT characterize the Great Depression? a. farm foreclosures and price controls c. an improved gross national product and consumer spending b. an effort by government to economically intervene in the lives of Americans d. limited schooling and malnutrition among children
c. an improved gross national product and consumer spending
Which BEST describes the economic situation in Ameirca in 1930? a. Several banks closed c. People had plenty of money to buy food b. Farms prices were on the rise d. Jobs were plentiful in California
a. Several banks closed
What caused the Dust Bowl?
overfarming and drought
What was the New Deal?
a series of programs aimed at economic reform
All of the following situations provide examples of the effects of New Deal programs EXCEPT a. a need being created for more workers c. people moving from the Midwest to California b. the construction of public works like dams and bridges d. farmers receiving government subidies
c. people moving from the Midwest to California
Why did President Roosevelt want to “pack the court?”
to appoint justices who would rule favorably on New Deal programs
Why did Congress pass the Neutrality Acts?
to isolate itself
In 1944, journalist Ernie Pyle wrote, “It seems to me a miracle taht we ever took the beach at all.” What can you infer about D-Day frm this statement? a. There were not evnough soldiers and machines to go to war. c. The United States was unprepared b. it was a long, bloody, and very difficult battle d. The beach terrain was difficult
b. it was a long, bloody, and very difficult battle
What was the result of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
an American declaration of war on Japan
Why did the federal government encourage American citizens to buy war bonds?
to help finance the war
Which word describes the homefront during World War II? a. easy c. sacrifice b. selfish d. uncooperative
The Red Scare was prompted by
the rise of communism and socialism
Though President Wilson was able to convince European leaders of the value of the League of Nations, to his great disappointment, the plan caused great dissenion in Congress. Massachsetts senator Henry Cabot Lodge stated, “I have loved but one flag and I cannot share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.” In the end, the United States a. ratified the Treaty of Versailles c. agreed to join but only after Germany did not b. failed to join the League of Nations d. lobbied so hard that Europe dismissed the plan
b. failed to join the League of Nations
Which BEST describes the Harlem Renaissance? a. a time when the architecture of Harlem was copied by other cities c. a time when jazz music lost in popularity b. a time when the past success of Harlem was highlighted d. a time when the literary work of African Americans flourished
American Neutrality Acts passed during the late 1930s a. established an embargo against unfriendly nations c. provided for a U.S. military buildup b. allowed for the sale of military hardware to Germany d. created a system of war loans for European nations
d. created a system of war loans for European nations
Use the information below to answer the question. It is an example of muckraking It uncovered unsanitary conditions in food processing It led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act President Theodore Roosevelt read it The statements above describe
In what way did the Lend-Lease Act provide a compromise between the will of the president and the belief of many in Congress? a. It allowed assistance to friendly nations without the United States difectly participating in the war c. It curtailed the sale of supplies to all nations involved in conflict b. It limited American involvement in Europen affairs by only providing advisors to friendly nations d. It assisted Great Britain’s efforts against Germany bud did not offer help to other nations
a. It allowed assistance to friendly nations without the United States difectly participating in the war
Hoovervilles can be BEST described as a. shantytowns where displaced people lived during the Great Depression c. parts of a larger reform bill to improve housing in America b. small cities named in honor of President Hoover d. bank notes issued during the Depression in place of stock
a. shantytowns where displaced people lived during the Great Depression
Which event sparked the Spanish-American War?
the sinking of the USS Maine
What was the intent of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882?
to to restict immigration from China
All of the following contributed to American involvement in World War I EXCEPT a. isolationaism c. submarine warfare b. anti-German propoganda d. the Zimmerman telegram
What right was granted by ratification of the 19th Amendment?
a woman’s right to vote
What were the military and political implicatins of the secret work at Los Alamos?
the power of having an atomic weapon
Muckrakers, like Ida Tarbell, hoped to a. oversee the Tennessee Valley Authority c. expose abuses in business and corruption in politics b. stop ratification of teh 18th Amendment d. improve methods of mass production
expose abuses in business and corruption in politics
What was the result of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
The United States declared war on Japan
Use the information below to answer the question American factory workers could afford radios Mass production was used in auto production Consumer demand increased The above are all examples of a. the Roaring Twenties c. the Keating-Owens Child Labor Act b. the Red Scare d. the Great Depression
the Roaring Twenties
Between 1860 and 1925, some 25 million immigrants came to the United States, many through Ellis Island. Many settled and worked in New York City. Where did most immigrants come from during this time?
southern and eastern Europe
The goal of the Roosevelt Administration was to put Americans back to work. To that end, Congress initiated several work programs, including the Works Progress Administration (WPA), and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). What did Roosevelt attempt to do when it appeared that the U.S. Supreme Court might strike down the constitutionality of the Social Security Act, a main part of hsi New Deal programs?
pack the court by adding justices supportive of the act
What happened as a result of gold being discovered in the Black Hills of present-day South Dakota? a. Gold was given to Sioux Indians c. Several years of armed conflict followed ending with the massacre at Wounded Knee in b. Congress passed legislation restricting settlement in the Black Hills to the Sioux Nation d. The United States army pledged to protect the rights of Native Americans
c. Several years of armed conflict followed ending with the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890.
The policy of containment was introduced as America’s foreign policy with the a. the Tet Offensive c. the Berlin Airlift b. the Truman Doctrine d. the Marshall Plan
b. the Truman Doctrine
The domino theory held that if one country in a region fell to communism, others would soon follows. The domino theory was a factor in a. the Vietnam War c. the Berlin Blockade b. the Warsaw Pact d. the North Atlantic Treat Organization